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Penetanguishene man accused of assaulting several people with a wooden object

The 26-year-old faces four counts of assault with a weapon and other charges
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TINY TOWNSHIP, ON - Members of the Southern Georgian Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched at 2:47 p.m. July 24, 2020, to a disturbance being reported at a Oliver Drive, Tiny Township residence.

Upon arrival at the scene, officers summoned County of Simcoe Paramedic Services as several persons at the scene were requiring medical services as a result of being physically assaulted by a wooden object.

A suspect was identified and arrested by officers at the scene and transported back to the detachment. One of the victims was transported to Georgian Bay General Hospital for further treatment of his injuries sustained during the assault and later released from hospital.

Investigators have charged Sebastian Joseph Adams 26 years of Penetanguishene with the following offences in relation to this investigation.

  • Assault with A Weapon (four counts)
  • Assault (four counts)
  • Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
  • Mischief Under $ 5,000 (two counts)

The accused has been held for a video bail hearing and will appear before the Ontario Court of Justice at a future date.

This investigation is ongoing and officers believe this to be an isolated incident.

Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122, opp.southern.[email protected] or by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can submit your information online at Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display and you will remain anonymous. Being anonymous, you will not testify in court and your information may lead to a cash reward of up to $2,000.00. You can follow Crime Stoppers of Simcoe Dufferin Muskoka on Twitter or Facebook.